Vintage Paper Flowers Cake

Vintage Book Paper Flowers

Today we're taking another look at a trend that's popping up in all aspects of design, including cake!  Whether it’s pages pulled from a classic book, old newspapers or love letters, vintage typography is everywhere.  Yesterday we featured an amazing wedding cake by The Caketress where alternating ... Continue Reading

Cake Trend: Vintage Book Typography

Vintage Book Papers

Today we're taking a look at another trend in cakes that is gaining popularity....only, I'm not sure what to call it.  After much debate, I've finally given it the label of Vintage Book Typography.  Wait, vintage what - what?  Yes, you read that correctly.  Typography is the art of arranging letters ... Continue Reading

BRIDES Magazine Feature!

Chevron Cake for BRIDES Magazine by Carrie Sellman for Half Baked - The Cake Blog

Today is one of those rare occasions... when I share one of my own cake designs.  I primarily write about cake now, but occasionally I get the opportunity to design something new.  I've been dying to post this for months, but I had to see it with my own eyes first!  I am tremendously honored to have ... Continue Reading

Cake Trend: Cake Trios (Part III)

Heavenly Buttecream Cake Trio

This week we've been exploring a current cake trend for 2011, cake trios!  When it comes to styling a display, everything simply looks better when grouped in threes.  Cake included!  Three individual cakes, each uniquely designed, arranged together in one cohesive display.  Varying heights, textures ... Continue Reading

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Cake Trend: Cake Trios (Part II)

Shades of Mocha Cake Trio

Yesterday, we introduced you to a current cake trend for 2011... cake trios.  Three individual cakes, each with their own design, working together to create a perfect display of cake harmony!  Varying heights, textures and techniques are unified by a common thread to create one cohesive display.  ... Continue Reading

Cake Trend: Cake Trios

Peaches & Cream Cake Trio by Lael Cakes  |  TheCakeBlog.com

When it comes to styling a display, three is the magic number.  Everything just simply looks better when grouped in threes.  Perhaps it's the balance created when three unique objects are arranged together in one cohesive display.  And when it comes to cake...  if one is good and two is better, then ... Continue Reading

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Birds & Billy Balls Cake

Billy Balls and Birds Cake

The  moment I saw this cake, I was smitten.  It's not hard to see why... this crisp and clean design wooed me with its simple elegance.  I've always been a fan of the less-is-more school of thought.  And when a fresh white background meets soft natural elements like billy balls and branches, you ... Continue Reading

Rustic Fresh Apple Cake

Rustic Apple Wedding Cake

One look at today's cake and you'll be enamored with its natural charm.  Layers of fresh apple cake take center stage in this rustic inside-out design.  Each tier has six layers of fresh apple cake with raisins, filled with cream cheese icing and stacked high.  Doesn't that sound divine?  Resting ... Continue Reading

Welcome: Amanda Oakleaf Cakes

Modern Striped Wedding Cake by Amanda Oakleaf Cakes

Half Baked is excited to announce the newest addition to our Top Tier Cake Directory!  This cake shop is seriously all about the fun!  From the talented team of bakers and cake designers to their mascot!  (Yes, you read that right... the shop mascot is known as Dr. Fresh.)  Most importantly, the ... Continue Reading

Bold, Daring & New: Entrement Cakes

Graphic Art Entremet Cake by MRobin Cakes

Over the years, I've seen a few cakes.  And just when I think I've seen everything, I realize that creative minds are always working to push new boundaries.   That's why I love introducing you to new ideas and trends.  And oh my, today is going to be a very trendy day!!  When I first saw today's ... Continue Reading